One minister under Jonathan, PDP cornered as much as $6bn – Oshiomole

Governors of Edo and Kebbi State, Adams Oshiomole and Atiku Bagudu have stated that the government of All Progressives Congress, APC was not bent of removal the deputy senate president, senator Ike Ekwerenmadu of the opposition People's Democratic Party, PDP from office. The post One minister under Jonathan, PDP cornered

WAEC to withhold results in 19 states over govts’ N4bn debt

Lagos—The West Africa Examinations Council, WAEC has threatened to withhold the results of thousands of students from 19 states who participated in the May/June 2015 WASSCE over non-payment of candidates’ registration fees by their state governments. The post WAEC to withhold results in 19 states over govts’ N4bn debt appeared

Cut your security vote, PDP chieftain tells Ikpeazu

A Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Board of Trustees, BoT, member from Abia State, Chief Tony Ukasoanya, has called on his governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu to cut down his monthly security vote, which he put at “close to N1 billion.”

Sylva’s aides carpet Alamieyeseigha

Some aides of former Bayelsa State Governor Timipre Sylva on Sunday slammed the first civilian governor of the state, Chief Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, over his endorsement of Governor Seriake Dickson. They also carpeted Alamieyeseigha over his poor rating of Sylva’s administration, declaring that such a poor rating was allegedly biased.

Gambari disagrees with Obama, says Africa needs strong leaders

A former Head of the United Nations’ African Union Mission in Darfur, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, on Monday in Abuja suggested that for the country and other African countries to sustain democracy, they should vote wisely and put in place strong democratic institutions and leaders.

Faction of Boko Haram approach Buhari for peace talks

President Muhammadu Buhari The federal government of Nigeria has been approached by a group that says it is a faction of the Islamist Boko Haram with an offer to hold peace talks, a spokesman for President Muhammadu Buhari said on Monday.

Cameroon to deploy 2,000 more troops after Boko Haram attacks

FILE PHOTO: Cameroun soldiers on patrol near Nigeria DOUALA, (Reuters) – Cameroon plans to send an additional 2,000 soldiers to its Far North region after three suicide bomb attacks in the regional capital Maroua in the past week by suspected members of the Boko Haram Islamist militant group, state radio

Premium offer for small businesses as Cobble Hill unveils The Shoppes

For small businesses desiring premium spaces in a cozy environment and accessible location, the new destination for such a facility is The Shoppes, an ultra modern shopping complex in Oniru, Lagos. Strategically located on the busy Oniru Market Road, The Shoppes, a development by Cobble Hill Investment Company, is a

Now that President Buhari is back from America

Following through both local and foreign media, the euphoria that surrounded President Muhammadu Buhari’s recent trip to the United States of America got to a somewhat ridiculous height. The aggregate trend in most of the views and opinions expressed by most media analysts in respect of the visit is that

At least 16 killed in Boko Haram raids on Lake Chad villages

Boko Haram’s Abubakar Shekau and his lieutenants N’DJAMENA, (Reuters) – At least 13 suspected Boko Haram militants and three civilians were killed in separate attacks over the weekend after the insurgents raided several remote localities around Lake Chad, Chadian security sources said on Monday.

Nigerian interbank rates rise on cash shortage

Nigeria’s interbank lending rates rose on Friday to an average of 12 percent from 9.25 percent last week after a series of cash outflows from the banking system drained liquidity.

Ade Adesomoju

The Rivers State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Abuja has dismissed an application by the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, asking the court to relocate to Port Harcourt, the capital of Rivers State, to continue its proceedings. The All Progressives Congress and its candidate in the April 11, 2015

WAEC threatens to withhold May/June 2015 results

Charles Abah Hundreds of candidates who sat for the May/June 2015 West African Senior School Certificate Examination may not have their results released, the West African Examinations Council has announced.

#IfAfricaWasABar The Trend That Has Folks Talking Various African Countries And Diversity

The trend has been on the top spot for the past few hours, and has gotten many African tweeting about various countries, their stereotypes, and consequently showcasing the diversity of the continent of 54 countries. In many ways though enhancing some stereotypes is does well to dispel the notion of Africa

Aregbesola: Tension as probe of Judge’s

Osogbo—There is tension in Osun State as the House of Assembly is set to probe Justice Folahanmi Oloyede’s petition against Governor Rauf Aregbesola. The post Aregbesola: Tension as probe of Judge’s appeared first on Vanguard News.

Oliseh picks U-23 stars for Tanzania clash

Win or lose in Congo on Sunday, several Nigeria U23 stars are already part of the plans of new Super Eagles coach Sunday Oliseh. The post Oliseh picks U-23 stars for Tanzania clash appeared first on Vanguard News.